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ANIMATIONWorld Desert Island Series....Independents on the shore!!!

It takes unique talent, persistence, and lots of creative confidence to be an independent filmmaker in today's animation global market, especially in the feature film arena.

I had a chance to catch up with some of the best for this month's island retreat--Bruno Bozetto (Allegro Non Troppo), Richard Williams (The Thief and the Cobbler [Arabian Knight]), R.O. Blechman (L'Histoire du Soldat) and Bill Plympton (The Tune).

Bruno Bozetto's top 10 picks if stranded on a desert island... "Personally, if I were stranded on a desert island I prefer taking Sharon Stone rather than 10...

ANIMATIONWorld Desert Island Series 1996 Academy Award Nominees for Animated Short Subject

Welcome to our Desert Island; our first in a series and a unique partof our magazine. My monthly quest is to find out how animation (and otherarts) impacts and influences internationally renowned animators, actors,directors, producers, musicians, and so on...